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Default Re: Car charger? - 05-06-2009, 04:01 PM

I use a charger for my mobile printer from Lind Electronics. It came with my hp450 printer. Not cheap, but high quality.

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Default 05-30-2009, 01:07 AM

I was thinking of getting another power adapter for myself along with a car adapter and instead decided to get both at once; a Kensington power adapter. The refurbished one linked below is 30 bucks, comes with an airplane power cord, cigarette lighter power cord and standard AC power cord + tips, one of which works nice on the mini. And since its not just a really cheap adapter I don't feel worried about sending junk power into my Mini especially when using it in my car. Warning, it is larger than the normal mini adapter.

Universal AC/DC Notebook Power Adapter (refurbished) - K38051RR - Kensington

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Default 05-30-2009, 04:16 AM

I bought one of these and it just arrived. It works great with the Mini and is incredibly small.

Newegg.com - Recertified: Kensington K38053RR 70 Watt DC Power Adapter for Netbooks

$20 isn't bad for a product from a company like Kensington.
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Default 06-04-2009, 08:46 AM

Originally Posted by giangpoh View Post
same here! cheap and works great!

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Default 06-12-2009, 11:27 PM

Originally Posted by davico_rosello View Post
same here! cheap and works great!
Glad to hear it works great. I bought the same one, but haven`t had a chance to use it yet.
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Default 06-14-2009, 01:53 PM

I have a very old (2003?) Targus car/air charger that never got used. Gave it a shot the other day and it worked.
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Default 06-16-2009, 03:22 AM

I just got this one from PC Microstore and it works fine. Here is the link:


They also have the 120 volt wall charger. It only has a 6 foot cord, though. They have decent discount coupons from time to time posted on dealnews.com. I got mine when they had a 35% off coupon.
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Cool 08-22-2009, 03:19 PM

Originally Posted by kionee View Post
I bought a 400w inverter from target (Black & Decker 400 Watt Power Inverter PI400AB) and a sony fm transmitter which allowed me to power the dell mini the entire 1200 mile trip from Massachussetts to Tennessee and play it over the car stereo. I also used my old 80gb Ipod in disk mode and filled it with movies. Was a lifesaver with kids in the car and worked perfectly!
Where did you get the Sony FM transmitter? I would love to have that for when I was at work and wanted to hear my own music instead of what was on the radio.

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Default 09-16-2009, 07:18 PM

If anyone is still looking for a power adapter, Dell has one on their site now for the mini (made by Belkin).

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